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967 Main Street

American IPA6.9% ABV

967 Main St. was brewed to celebrate Willimantic Brewing’s 21stanniversary in collaboration with Ben from Hog River, Jon Stack of HDI, John Brisson from Booze Barn, and Tyler from Outer lights. Dave at Willimantic was one of the very first breweries in our region to brew big, hop forward IPAs that focused on flavor and aroma, not just the bittering factor – truly a pioneer for CT! 967 is hopped generously with Columbus, Amarillo, Galaxy and Citra hops, providing nice punchy grapefruit qualities, along with some nice big pine components. 

Aramis Pilsner

German Pilsner5.4% ABV

Aramis is a German pilsner brewed with 100% French Aramis hops. A light, crisp, and dry malt character comes from Weyermann Floor Malted barley. The Aramis hops lend a nice, rounded, spicy and herbal quality followed by light citrus notes. Extremely drinkable – a real crusher! Aramis is one of Matt’s top three favorite Counterweight beers. 

Armand and a Leg

Barrel Aged Farmhouse Ale6.4% ABV

Armand and a Leg is a farmhouse beer consisting of a blend of barrel and foeder aged beers. This blend of wood rested beers had brettanomyces wild yeast added. It offers nice, big, oaky character balanced by a mild tartness alongside funky brett notes.  

Ceno Stout

Imperial Stout9.5% ABV

This big, rich imperial stout was brewed in collaboration with our friends at Hope Gallery. Ceno was brewed with seven different malts to achieve complex chocolate, coffee, caramel, and mild roasty notes. 

Cohesive Resistance

American DIPA8.2% ABV

Cohesive Resistance was brewed in collaboration with our friends at Lasting Brass Brewing Co. in Watertown. It focuses Denali hops. Denali is a newer hop variety that has been described as having defined Pineapple-like qualities. 

Common Anomaly

American Wild Ale6.4% ABV

This tart beer was fermented with 100% Brettanomyces yeast. The yeast lends a distinct barnyard funk, and some light fruity qualities as well. Complex, dry, and tart. 

Fruit variations:

·       Cherry

·       Raspberry

Cotter Pin Pale Ale

American Pale Ale5.3% ABV

Cotter Pin is hopped exclusively with Amarillo and German Hallertau Blanc hops.  Bright, well defined hop aroma with notes of citrus fruit, grapey earthiness. Dry and refreshing, this is an easy drinker! 

Counterpunch

American IPA7% ABV

Counterpunch is an IPA focused on Amarillo and Galaxy hops. Very fruity nose, reminiscent of tropical fruits, as well as some grassy notes. A balanced malt backbone lets the hops really present nicely. 

Creature Preacher

American IPA5.8% ABV

Creature Preacher was first released as a pale ale, and has re-emerged as an IPA brewed with a 50/50 blend of Citra and Galaxy hops. Together they’ve created a beautiful mix of mango and papaya like flavors and aromas. Slightly less alcohol content than our typical IPAs allows this to be more drinkable while not sacrificing any flavor. 

Dalliance

Pilsner5.2% ABV

Dalliance combines a beautifully clean German lager yeast, with subtly honey-like malt flavors. The European hop varieties used lend balanced spicy tones, with soft citrus notes.  

Denali Pale Ale

American Pale Ale5.6% ABV

Denali Pale Ale is a balanced American Pale Ale. The flavor is reminiscent of dank pineapples.  

Disposition IPA

American IPA5.8% ABV

A blend of hops provides huge candied peach notes, with some nice light herbal tones as well.  

Doppelbock with Stoettner

Doppelbock8% ABV

Brewed in collaboration with Stoettner Brewery from Pfaffenberg, this beer is rich and complex with notes of caramel, coffee chocolate, and dried fruits. 

Double Inundation

American DIPA8.2% ABV

Like Inundation, Double Inundation is also brewed with 100% Citra hops. Double dry hopped, lupulin laden, and hazy, this beer packs a citrus punch.  

Ein Helles

German Helles5% ABV

Ein Helles was brewed to celebrate out one year anniversary! Brewed with Weyermann Bohemian Pilsner malt, and Hallertau hops, this beer is very traditional. Clean, drinkable, with a mild sweet maltiness. 

Enigma IPA

American IPA6.5% ABV

In this iteration of our Audition series, we used a new hop from the southern hemisphere called Enigma. A unique hope with some qualities reminiscent of Nelson Sauvin, this hop offers peachiness as well as some green pepper and white grape notes. 

Fest Bier

German Fest Bier5.9% ABV

This is a traditional German Fest Bier. Unlike the Marzen style, the traditional fest beer is lighter, drier, and less sweet. Clean and well defined bready malt qualities take center stage.  

Frank the Franconian

Franconian style Kellerbier/Zwickelbier5.6% ABV

Frank is a hazy, unfiltered lager with balanced, well defined bready maltiness.  Inspired by the keller beers of the Franconian region, like Mahrs Brewing Company in Bamberg. 

Ghosts of IPAs Past

American IPA6.5% ABV

Ghosts of IPAs past is an American IPA modeled off of the more traditional American IPAs of the past 20 years. A classic blend of Centennial and Cascade hops are used to create piney and light citrus notes throughout. The Cascade used in this batch were grown in Morris, CT.  

Group Chat

Pilsner5.8% ABV

Brewed in collaboration with our friends at Jack’s Abby brewing, this pilsner is a pleaser. German noble hops are joined by Pallisade and Citra to create a delicate, yet rounded hop experience in a clean, highly drinkable pilsner.  

Hadron Kaleidoscope

American IPA6.2% ABV

This IPA was brewed in collaboration with Banded Brewing from Maine. Maine grown wheat and oats were used in this beer, as well as Ella and Azaca hops. Flavor has a really nice mango quality with tangerine notes and a touch of sappy pine. 

Headway

American IPA6.5% ABV

Headway IPA is brewed with four varieties of American hops. Headway blends these hop varieties in the kettle and in the dry hopping stages to allow these varietals to be bright and expressive.

Hefeweizen with Stoettner

Hefeweizen5.5% ABV

We are honored to brew this classic Bavarian style hefeweizen with Privatbrauerie Stoettner from Pfaffenberg, Germany. Big clove like aromas and flavors with really nice traditional banana esters. Flavor is much the same with nice phenolic yeast qualities and fruity esters. Well rounded and very drinkable. 

Inundation

American IPA6.3% ABV

Inundation is brewed with 100% Citra hops, as well as dry hopped with Citra lupulin powder. Citrus flavor dominates.  

Lustration

American DIPA8% ABV

Lustration DIPA is brewed with three varieties of hops, coming together to create big melon, nice orange rind, and light piney qualities. Huge aroma with soft, rounded flavors.  

Mixed Cassette Grisette

Grisette5.4% ABV

Mixed Cassette Grissette is a quaffable, refreshing beer brewed with Spelt, Oats, and white wheat. Traditional yeast lends big, aromatic, and flavorful qualities to this small beer. Each batch is hopped with a blend of American and European hop varieties.

No Hope for the Kids

American IPA6.4% ABV

The flavor of this Mosaic hop focused American IPA is big on pineapple, hoppy dankness, along with some nice tangerine notes. 

Pajama Pants

American IPA5.5% ABV

Pajama Pants is a softer IPA with peachy undertones, and a nice rounded malt character. It is brewed with Amarillo and Rakau hops, which contribute to the stone fruity flavor and aroma. 

Saison du Raccio

Saison6.5% ABV

Saison du Raccio consists of notes of black pepper, yeasty, spicy characteristics, with a balanced, dry crackers malt profile.  Dry and very drinkable. 

Slumbering Behemoth

Imperial Stout10% ABV

Big rich body, lots of dark chocolate, caramel-like flavors and aromas. Some fig and dark fruit notes emerge as the beer warms.  

Something Witty

Belgian Style Witbier5% ABV

Something Witty is a Belgian style wit bier with banana and pear esters, accentuated by a nice spicy backdrop. It was originally released in the Audition series. An easy drinking summer beer!  

Soundcheck

American IPA6.1% ABV

Soundcheck is the first in our Audition series, and was brewed with Mosaic lupulin powder to give it that extra oomph! Lupulin powder is a byproduct of the hop separation process, and provides intense hop flavors and aromas. Soundcheck provides soft balanced flavors with a fruity and piney nose.  

Space Coyote

American IPA6% ABV

Space Coyote is a Galaxy focused IPA. Big passionfruit, citrus, and pineapple aromas dominate this wonderfully hop forward yet balanced beer. 

Space Coyote (Black Label)

American IPA6.8% ABV

Space Coyote began as an exploratory series of IPAs, rotating between two primary versions. The black label was made with Simcoe and Equanot hops. Melon, pine, and orange qualities were front and center with this version of Space Coyote.  

Space Coyote (Pink Label)

American IPA6.8% ABV

Space Coyote began as an exploratory series of IPAs, rotating between two primary versions. The pink label utilized newer American hops, mainly Idaho 7. It offered notes of papaya and apricot. 

Space Coyote (Yellow Label)

American IPA6.8% ABV

Space Coyote began as an exploratory series of IPAs, rotating between two primary versions. The yellow label focused on newer varieties of Southern hemisphere hops. Vic Secret was used to lend peachy stone fruit qualities, while Melba provided soft, earthy , grapefruit-like qualities. 

Spiral Architect (Blue Label)

American DIPA8.2% ABV

This Spiral Architect is brewed with El Dorado and Citra hops. Big orange and tangerine flavors dominate, and it has been described as orange life savers. A mild malt backbone lets these hope varieties shine.  

Spiral Architect (Green Label)

American Double IPA8.2% ABV

Spiral Architect's framework is built from massive whirlpool and dry hop additions of resinous hops. Mango and orange like aromas and flavor lead the character with floral undertones.

Superfluous

American IPA6.5% ABV

Originally released as an Audition, Superfluous graduated! Double dry hopped with a focus on Mosaic and Citra hops, it offers a mix of tropical fruit, and some nice dankness. Big orange rind notes, with a backdrop of mango and pineapple. An aromatic treat! 

Talisman

American IPA6.3% ABV

Talisman was brewed with Nelson Sauvin and Motueka hops. This hazy IPA has nice white wine, tropical, and stone fruit-like flavors and aromas. 

Total Inundation

American TIPA9.8% ABV

The final saga in the Inundation series. Total inundation brings the hopocalypse. Wave after wave of Citra thrill your senses in this intense citrus thrill ride. #getinundated

Van Art

German Gose4.4% ABV

Gose is a German style of beer that originated in the 16thcentury. Characteristics are mainly refreshing with a mild tartness, blended with balanced salinity. Van Art includes pink Himalayan sea salt, coriander, raspberry, blackberry, and blueberry.  

Velocirapture IPA

American IPA6.8% ABV

Velocirapture premiered as an Audition beer, and advanced to its own brand. This beer is brewed with a blend of hops, including Simcoe and Ekuanot. It offers classic grapefruit-like hop flavor and aroma, with more subtle pine, and light white grape-like notes. 

Vic Secret/Enigma Pale Ale

American Pale Ale5.7% ABV

Brewed with two varieties of hops from the southern hemisphere. Vic Secret lends a peachy and passionfruit-like quality alongside the more drank, white grape and green pepper qualities of Enigma.  

Void

American Oatmeal Stout7% ABV

Void utilizes six different malts to achieve chocolate, caramel, and pronounced coffee-like flavors and aromas. Light roast undertones accompany a fully viscous mouthfeel.

Void with Coconut

American Oatmeal Stout7% ABV

Void is brewed with roasted malts and oats to provide chocolate and coffee aromas within a full-bodied stout. This version is brewed with toasted coconut. 

Void with Coffee

American Oatmeal Stout7% ABV

Void is brewed with roasted malts and oats to provide chocolate and coffee aromas within a full-bodied stout. This version is brewed with coffee from The Bean Coffee Roasters in Cheshire, CT. 

Vulture Culture

American DIPA8% ABV

Vulture Culture was originally released as Double Galaxy in the Audition series. It is brewed exclusively with Galaxy hops from Australia. More than three pounds per barrel of dry hopping lends lots of passionfruit and orange pith notes, followed by a soft, rounded malt backbone which compliments the massive Galaxy hop presence.  

Weight in Gold

Belgian Style Pale Ale7.5% ABV

Brewed using a blend of two Belgian yeasts to product peppery and clove-like spicy notes with mild esters. Balanced with a dry crackery maltiness. Very traditional Belgian flavor profile.  

Weisses & Virtues (Mango & Apricot)

Berliner Weisse with Mango & Apricot4.4% ABV

Weisses & Virtues is a Berliner Weisse beer brewed with mango and apricot. It is lightly tart with big mango and apricot flavor and aroma. 

Weisses & Virtues (Peach)

Berliner Weisses with Peach4.5% ABV

This iteration of Weisses & Virtues is brewed with peach. Lightly tart and clean with big, rounded peach aroma and flavor. Low alcohol content while being vey refreshing. A great summer beer!  

Wet Hopped American Lager

American Lager5.6% ABV

Brewed in collaboration with our friends at Tribus, this lager is brewed with hops grown locally at Four Star Farms in Massachusettes. These fresh hops make this one lemongrass and grapefruity forward hoppy lager!

Wizard Fight

American DIPA8% ABV

Piney incantations clash and merge with fruity hexes in this epic wizard fight. You are drawn in by the aroma, casting its spell on your senses. Melding notes of stone fruit with floral undertones. The battle is ongoing.

Work Horse Pilsner

German Keller Pilsner5% ABV

Workhorse Pilsner is forged from traditional German ingredients, unfiltered, and dry hopped with noble hops. Grassy lemon citric notes mingle with a clean German Malt flavor. Refined yet unfettered, aggressively hopped yet balanced. Brewed to be seriously drinkable.